1 Introduction

The DCOM Interfaces for Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Virtual Smart Card Management Protocol is used to manage virtual smart cards (VSCs) on a remote machine, such as those based on trusted platform modules (TPM). It provides methods for a protocol client to request creation and destruction of VSCs and to monitor the status of these operations.

Sections 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2, and 3 of this specification are normative. All other sections and examples in this specification are informative.